Holidays are essential to everyone’s life! It has been a guide of mine that whenever one can it is good to have a change from the normal. A holiday in a cottage locally, away from your normal abode, is as acceptable as a long trek over the Rockies in Western Canada. So here are few of the most important of those which have been enjoyed by the family and I do hope that it will give you some inspiration to do something similar.
Australia is a vast place and on our visit there in 1990 we decided to stick with the State of Victoria where our friends live and a small part of New South Wales. This episode tells our story.
Yes an odd place for a Scotsman to visit but read on and find out more of this fascinating area now that the cold war is over and Berlin is again a single City.
This was something which we really did enjoy. 2500 miles were covered and the magic of Banff Springs, Lake Louise, Jasper, Vancouver Island and Victoria and the sail up the Inside passage were experienced..
Enjoy a further 3000 mile journey through the Rockies and re-visit in 2001 many of the places visited in the above excursion in 1995.
This is the story of another epic trip by road to Ontario, Niagara Falls, Plymouth, Cape Cod and Provincetown, Boston, Bar Harbour and the beautiful colours of the Fall in the New England States of America.
Ranked by me as one of the three most beautiful places on earth along with Arctic Norway and the Rocky Mountains of Western Canada. Visit Skye, the Island of Harris and Lewis, Islay,the East Neuk of Fife and Loch Awe
This comprises a 3000 miles trip from Ontario Canada, to New York State,, Plymouth, Cape Cod and Provincetown, Boston, Bar Harbour and all other New England States before heading back to Ottawa and Ontario Canada.
Only three cruises are depicted here -One by Ocean Village which comprises staying for a week in a Majorcan Hotel and a week cruising on the “Ocean Village” cruise ship round the Mediterranean and the second one to Arctic Norway on the cruise ship “Thomson Celebration” and entitled North Cape Explorer. The third one described as ‘Baltic Highlights”, was completed in June 2009 on the “Thomson Spirit” (sister ship of the ‘Celebration’) . The latter included visits to Norway, Sweden, Finland Russia, Germany and Denmark.